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Faces Behind Gateway - Meet the European Space Agency's Barbara Nucera and Sara Pastor
2021/03/08 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

In late 2020, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) finalized an agreement to collaborate on the Gateway, with ESA committing to contributing habitation and re...


Wallops' Caitlin Burth Works Projects from the Stratosphere to Space
2021/02/03 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Name: Caitlin BurthFormal Job Classification: Aerospace EngineerOrganization: Code 548, Mechanical Systems Branch, Wallops Flight Facility (WFF)What do you do and...


NASA Names W. Russ DeLoach as Chief of Safety and Mission Assurance
2020/12/21 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has selected W. Russ DeLoach to be the agency’s next chief of safety and mission assurance (SMA). DeLoach will transition into...


NASA's H135s will be covered by HCare for up to 10 years
2020/09/24 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen Airbus Helicopters' HCare support solution for its future fleet of H135 helicopters. The America...


Astrobotic Awarded $199.5 Million Contract to Deliver NASA Moon Rover
2020/09/02 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Astrobotic’s Griffin lunar lander to carry the NASA VIPER mission to the south pole of the Moon in 2023, as a precursor to a human landingPittsburgh, PA – ...


Lockheed Martin Technology Protects NASA's Mars 2020 Mission
2020/07/30 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Lockheed Martin developed the technology behind the aeroshell that will protect NASA's newest Mars rover, Perseverance, and deploy the first-ever Mars helicopter. ...


Airbus wins ESA contract to construct third European Service Module for NASA’s Orion spacecraft
2020/05/27 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of the third European Service Module (ESM) for Orion, the American crewed spacec...


NASA to Announce Commercial Human Lander Awards for Artemis Moon Missions
2020/04/30 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 30, to announce the companies selected to develop modern human landing systems (HLS) that will carr...


2020/01/20 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last majo...


Boeing Contracted to Build Rocket Stages for NASA’s Artemis Missions
2019/10/17 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

NASA and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have initiated a contract for the production of 10 Space Launch System core stages and up to eight Exploration Upper Stages to support the t...